A nurse is filing an incident report after a patient was injured in the nursing unit by slipping on a wet floor. Which best describes the components of the incident report?

 

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- A description of the incident and the patients injuries

- The nurse's response to the incident

- Any orders received by a physician because of the incident

- The physician's response to the incident

Rationale

An incident report is a document that records unusual events that occur during the process of nursing care. A nurse should file an incident report that includes the details of the incident and any injuries that occurred as a result. The report should also include the patients name and hospital number, names of witnesses, and any equipment or medications that were involved in causing the incident.

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